COCO YOUTH

Hills to Hawkesbury Living Magazine - - Youths -

A youth group aimed at 16 to 24-year-olds has been launched un­der the wing of The Hills Women's Shed with Hills Shire Youth Am­bas­sador Reshmi Niriella at its helm.

The found­ing pres­i­dent, a Year 11 stu­dent at Pa­cific Hills Chris­tian School, said she was ex­cited about the po­ten­tial of the group.

“We aim to host events to cater for youth such as a quar­terly movie night and a book club.

“We are also keen to get in­volved with char­ity work and work with other youth groups.”

She said the group had been es­tab­lished un­der the Hills Women's Shed to cre­ate a plat­form for youth in the Hills to come to­gether to net­work.

“I would like to call on the youth of the area in the age group 16-26 to reg­is­ter your in­ter­est in be­com­ing a part of the youth group by email­ing us pos­i­tive­[email protected]­i­tive­vibes.org.au."

Dr Pad­mini How­page Pres­i­dent of The Hills Women’s Shed said she and the ex­ec­u­tive team were pleased with the op­por­tu­nity of men­tor­ing “to­mor­row’s lead­ers to­day”.

She said there were plans to hold a fo­cus group on Coco Youth in Septem­ber to gen­er­ate ideas and reach put to other youth groups in the area.

Mayor Michelle Byrne with Coco Youth Pres­i­dent Reshmi Niriella and Dr Pad­mini How­page

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